Eyewitness to History

Author: Publishing company: Segment: Number of pages: 96 About publishing company: Publisher Contact: ISBN: 978-85-7888-409-3

Synthesizing more than 517 years of Brazillian history within the context of its people, culture, and nation this book integrates storytelling into visual records in the form of letters, manuscripts, photographs, and rare facsimiles. Dozens of documents, like The Golden Act for the abolition of slavery in the 19th century, The Republican Coup, and the Labor laws estabilished in 20th Century give the reader a better understanding of Brazil´s contemporary political and economic panorama.